Bubbles

September 20, 2012 at 11:53 am Leave a comment

Books
Harry and Horsie by Katie Van Camp
Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum by Lisa Wheeler

Music
The Hokey Pokey

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays
Clap and Sing Hello! (tune: Farmer in the Dell)
We clap and sing hello,
We clap and sing hello,
With our friends at storytime,
We clap and sing hello!

We wave and sing hello
We wave and sing hello,
With our friends at storytime,
We wave and sing hello!

We stomp and sing hello,
We stomp and sing hello,
With our friends at storytime,
We wave and sing hello!

Sometimes
Sometimes my hands are at my side
Hold hands at side
Then behind my back they hide
Put hands behind back
Sometimes I wiggle my fingers so
Wiggle your fingers
Shake them fast, shake them slow
Shake fingers fast and slow
Sometimes my hands go clap, clap, clap
Clap hands
Then I rest them in my lap
Rest hands in lap
Now they’re quiet as can be.
Because it’s listening time, you see.

Five Elephants in the Bathtub
One elephant in the bathtub
Going for a swim.
Knock, Knock Clap twice
Splash, Splash, Slap knees twice
Come on in! Motion with both hands to come in

(Repeat up to Five)

Five elephants in the bathtub
Going for a swim.
Knock, Knock,
Splash, Splash,
They all fell in!

Bubbles (tune: Twinkle, Twinkle)
Bubbles floating all around
Pretend to catch bubbles
Bubbles fat and bubbles round
Make a big circle w/ arms
Bubbles on my toes and nose
Point to toes; point to nose
Blow a bubble. ..up it goes!
Pretend to blow bubble; point up
Bubbles floating all around.
Pretend to catch bubbles
Bub. . .bles fall. . .ing to…the…ground.
Sing slowly & sink to ground

Open Shut Them
Open, shut them.
Open, shut them.
Give a little clap.
Open, shut them.
Open, shut them.
Lay them in your lap.
Creep them, creep them up to your chin.
Open your mouth, but do not let them in!
Open, shut them.
Open, shut them.
Lay them in your lap.

If You’re Happy and You Know It
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands Clap! Clap!
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands Clap! Clap!
If you’re happy and you know it, and you really want to show it
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands Clap! Clap

Stomp your feet
Blink your eyes
Wave goodbye!

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The library has many of the books and music we use in our storytimes in the collection, so you can check them out and use them at home. We also get resources from MelCat, our inter-library loan system. For help finding these materials, stop by the Youth Desk.

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